Jerry A. Formisano, Jr., PhD, CIH, CSP Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information

  • Company: GKO Environmental Health Services, LLC
  • Phone: 808 384-3523
  • Cell: 808 384-3523
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Industrial Hygiene and Safety

Specialty Focus: asbestos, shipboard asbestos, shipyard workers, U.S. Navy, Navy ships, mesothelioma, pesticides, termicides, pesticide applicators, mold, indoor air quality, mold damage, mold spores, reproductive and developmental health, exposure reconstruction, chemical exposures, take-home exposures

Education: B.S. Biology, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA; M.S. Occupational Medicine, New York University Medical Center, NY; Ph.D. Environmental Health Sciences, New York University Medical Center, NY

Years in Practice: 36


Additional Information

United States Navy active duty Industrial Hygiene Officer (1986-2007). Assistant Safety Officer for aircraft carrier (1991-1993). Director of Industrial Hygiene for U.S. Navy and Marines Corps Public Health Command (2003-2007). Senior Industrial Hygienist for Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard (2007-2013). Extensive field experience with asbestos abatement, asbestos removal, air sampling of asbestos; also carbon composite fibers, organic chemicals, lead, lead dust, welding and metal fumes, and volcanic dust. Trained in asbestos identification techniques. Specialized industrial hygiene knowledge in exposures to United States Navy personnel who worked in shipyards or served on board U.S. Navy ships, at sea, on shore, and during overhaul. Safety and health knowledge includes aircraft repair and maintenance (10 years); shipboard corrosion control and metal work (2 years); machine shop safety (15 years). Research work includes computer modeling of industrial hygiene data, and computerized reconstruction of past exposures.